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Maybe Isolation, Not Loneliness, Shortens Life

via Shots: Health News from NPR   |   Audio and Podcasts

In this podcast, a team of researchers studied 6,500 men and women ages 52 and older from the U.K. All of them had answered a questionnaire back in 2004 or 2005 that assessed both their …

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Steven Johnson: Why We’re Living Longer

via, TED Talks   |   Audio and Podcasts

From the TED Radio Hour on In the last century, human life expectancy has doubled. This hour, we talk with writer Steven Johnson on the many breakthroughs that made this possible — and where …

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